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Conservators Center

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Pumpkin Prowl

I had the privilege of being at the center for the pumpkin prowl. What a fun and amazing event... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melissa H
Adult tour

My husband and I attended the adults only tour today. It was amazing! I highly recommend this as a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lguy66
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Asheboro, North Carolina
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Have you ever looked a tiger in the eye? Felt the whole-body impact of lions roaring? Watched wolves romp through the woods? These and other once-in-a-lifetime experiences are possible at the Conservators' Center, a wildlife conservancy for more...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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676 E Hughes Mill Rd - BY RESERVATION ONLY, By Reservation Only, Burlington, NC 27217-9341
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the privilege of being at the center for the pumpkin prowl. What a fun and amazing event. The staff at the center are clearly lovers of what they do. This is a must do event.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I attended the adults only tour today. It was amazing! I highly recommend this as a place to visit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lguy66
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took a group motorcycle ride to visit this facility recently, and we're all very impressed by the quality of the facility and the care and knowledge the staff exhibited. Call ahead! It's an up close and personal encounter, and you will have fun and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John K
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Visited CC with grandchildren. Not sure whether they or we had the most fun. Center is well organized and first class in every way. Animals are shown loving care and were a joy to see being so happy/healthy. Our guide was knowledgeable and genuinely cared...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John N
Reviewed September 24, 2018

I have gone twice now, and both times have been simply amazing. These animals are absolutely stunning, and it is obvious they are happy and well looked after. The oofing thing is the BEST. Our tour guide started doing it and it was hilarious. Both...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

1 amorous leopard angered a female, that was cool to see up close! Lion roars almost shook the ground, incredible!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Gina J
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We went to the special event Roaring to Reels where we got to see the lions and also watch The Lion King outside. Great event and we had so much fun. We will be back asap!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nicole R
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Our visit to the Conservators Center was pretty amazing! We loved being able to see the lions and tigers so close. Hearing the lions "oophing" was unlike anything I've ever experienced. Our guide, Shri, was full of information about each animal. It was neat to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sebrinav2018
Reviewed August 9, 2018

I heard lions roar for the first time!! The guides were so informative and you can tell they really care about their rescues. This was such a good afternoon for our family. (One critical. The 3 year old got bored fast. This is definitely a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

This was a really nice surprise to have so many wild cats in one place and more! It is a little out of the way place with many interesting facts about Wildcats, Wolves, arctic foxes, lemurs and I had never seen a Binturong before! Learned...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Connie H
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Chinah0rse
April 2, 2017|
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Response from NCTraveler2015 | Reviewed this property |
There are Cracker Barrels on I-40 along your route that will be open. Hotel restaurants will likely be open as well. Greensboro is about 30 minutes from Burlington, so hope that helps you find somewhere to eat.
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Susan D
October 4, 2016|
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Response from Erica L | Reviewed this property |
It's about a mile long of a rocky walkway. You can pay $5 extra to have a seat in a golf cart to still do the tour.
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286larrys
March 31, 2016|
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Response from Gigitheadventurer | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what your you go on but around 14-18 dollars a person.
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